The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank - 124 112
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.16% 0.053%
As % of the General category - 0.48% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
894 834 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.75% 32.58% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 576 338
Average daily rate £380 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Office across the Yorkshire region.

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Front Office
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office.

1 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Pega
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Pega